Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist, Florence Hospital and University of Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir, India
*Corresponding Author: Gowhar Ahmad, Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist, Florence Hospital and University of Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
Received: September 23, 2021 ; Published: November 01, 2021
Pterygium is kind of proliferation of subconjunctival tissue which may or may not involve cornea epithelium of conjunctiva may show malignant change and conjunctival stroma kind of degeneration.
Exact cause not known however.
Ultraviolet rays may play an important part.
Other factors: Seasonal and physical factors.
Pterygium has bid and apex at the apex one has stickers line which is deposition of homoserine.
Citation: Gowhar Ahmad. “Various Surgical Modalities of Pterygium". Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 4.12 (2021): 01.
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